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Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

To protect its troopers against Mexican drug cartel soldiers often armed with military-grade weaponry, the Texas Department of Public Safety has outfitted three boats to patrol the U.S. border splitting the Rio Grande River and Falcon Lake.

May 17, 2012

Combating Human Smuggling

Combating Human Smuggling

A storm-water channel connecting the higher-elevation Nogales, Sonora, brings runoff into Nogales, Ariz., and can also deliver illegal immigrants willing to risk drowning when the waters rise.

October 31, 2010

Patrolling the Broken Border

Patrolling the Broken Border

A metal fence divides Nogales, USA from another Nogales: Nogales, Sonora, a much poorer Nogales where law enforcement is under attack from drug trafficking cartels and the cartels are under attack from many rivals.

October 31, 2010

Nogales PD: On the Front Lines of the Drug War

Nogales PD: On the Front Lines of the Drug War

Nogales PD officers have heard the hiss of cartel death threats, and are ever watchful of the dangers presented to them when on patrol. Since Chief Jeffrey Kirkham took over in January, the department has made important strides.

July 22, 2010

Unmanned Aircraft Gather Intel In Texas

Unmanned Aircraft Gather Intel In Texas

These aircraft are flown remotely by a pair of pilots at ground control stations essentially using a high-tech flight simulator. The drones have a 66-foot wingspan and are powered by a turboprop engine at the rear. Fuel capacity supports 20 hours of flying time.

May 27, 2010

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